cortical

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From Latin cortex ‎(bark).

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cortical ‎(not comparable)

  1. (anatomy) Pertaining to the outer layer of an internal organ or body structure, such as the kidney or the brain.
  2. (botany) Pertaining to the cortex of a stem or root—the tissue that lies inward from the epidermis, but exterior to the vascular tissue.

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